Aug 7, 2012
Congressman J. Randy Forbes (VA-04) announced today that over 40 area employers are scheduled to attend a job fair he is hosting in Chesapeake on Monday, August 13, 2012, at Greenbrier Middle School. The job fair is free and open to all constituents who are interested in learning about available jobs with area businesses.
In addition to meeting with area businesses, attendees will have the opportunity to meet with experts on resume writing, interviewing, and job searching, as well as get information on available apprenticeships.
Congressman Forbes made the following statement about the job fair: “I hope this event will provide a forum for employers and potential employees to learn about opportunities that are available in our region as we continue to work to create prospects for citizens of Virginia’s Fourth Congressional District."
WHO: Congressman J. Randy Forbes
Area employers scheduled to participate:
· University of Phoenix
· Chesapeake Sheriff's Office
· US Army Recruiting
· VA Dept of Rehab Services
· Virginia State Police
· Virginia Beach Parks and Recreation
· Suffolk Police Department
· Wells Fargo
· City Of Chesapeake
· Virginia Employment Commission
· Cox CommunicationsCity of Suffolk
· H&R Block
· Newport News Shipbuilding
· Norfolk Naval Shipyard
· Home Depot
· DRS Technologies, Inc.
· General Dynamics Information Technology
· Virginia Beach Fire Department
· 25 other area employers
WHAT: A job fair to provide information on available employment with area businesses.
WHEN: Monday, August 13, 2012
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: Greenbrier Middle School
1016 Greenbrier Parkway
Chesapeake, VA 23320
Registration is required, and attendees may register online at http://chesapeakejobfair.eventbrite.com/ or by calling Congressman Forbes’ Chesapeake District Office at (757) 382-0080. Attendees should be prepared to bring their resumes and letters of reference. Entrance to the job fair will be on a first-come first-serve basis.
To view event flier, click here.
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